Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
jackson. next on night license. on night license. >> 7 news at 11:00 continues >> bay area laboratory has become the epi-center in the struggle to keep one step ahead of dangerous bugs. uc sf viral diagnostic and discovery center tracks virus ranging from the common to the deadly. >> the spike bind the cell and unable the virus to us enter cell. >>reporter: for l dr. charles chu the pickle shape object on the scins one more mysterious killer on every changing battle field. team recently helped identify the new virus which surfaced in the african nation of congo. he says it's relat relateed to rabies but produces symptoms similar to he boo bow bowl. >> there was a new virus from us a different family and it is actually what we call what we are dubbing the congo virus. >>reporter: the in the lab here researchers track viral outbreak from around the country and the world. in part to stay step ahead of the disease that could ultimately be heading our way. this year there has been no shortage of candidates. from new version of the virus in europe to west nile outbreak in texas to the s
Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm PST
, vic. >>> joining us with analysis is melinda jackson of san jose state. she is an associate professor of political science and research director for the survey and policy research institute at san jose state. >> her areas of interest are public opinion, civic engagement and political participation. she is also an expert in polling. let's talk about the polls. pretty much dead on accurate. no real surprises tonight at all, right? >> that's right. everything we have seen tonight was predicted by the polls. so despite some doubts that were raised in the last few weeks, the polls performed very well this year. >> what does that say about polling? is it an accurate process? >> the challenges have gotten much more severe in the last two years. fewer and fewer people are picking up the phone and answering these polls. more people have a cell phone and they are harder to reach. but the polling world is adapting to those changes, and as we can see we have a real election to compare it to and they were right on this year. >> it seemed like the obama campaign was really dialed into all of this.
Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm PST
and neck. witnesses say two men were arguing on the sidewalk on jackson street near columbus avenue around 6:15. one of the men pulled out a knife. the victim was conscious when he was taken away in an ambulance. still to come, black friday is passe. now it is on to cyber monday as millions head on-line. and a dramatic underwater rescue. how divers saved this gentle giant's life. and the questions surrounding a college with cal puss nationwide. the abc news investigation into the admi >>> the holiday week -- weekend is wrapping up, but retailers are ready for another shopping on slot. 247 million americans shopped this thanksgiving weekend. that's up 9% from last year. now the holiday shopping frenzy is moving from brick and mortar stores to the internet. lilian kim is live as we close in on cyber monday. hi, lilian. >> ama, union square has been a popular spot these past few days, but for shoppers it is now finding deals on-line. people went shopping in record numbers. total spending this thanksgiving weekend reached just over $59 billion. up almost 13% from last year. next up, cyber mond